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Luxo Jr. (1986)

A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

Director:

John Lasseter

Writer:

John Lasseter (story)
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A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

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Country:

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Release Date:

10 July 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The reason why the short film has a pitch black background is because Pixar didn't have the hardware to make proper backgrounds. See more »

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Computing (CSRG, UC Berkeley) okeeffe, manet See more »

Alternate Versions

A later release has additional captions before the opening title: "In 1986 Pixar Animation Studios produced its first film. This is why we have a hopping lamp in our logo." See more »

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The Pixar Mascot's first debut!
15 April 2005 | by emasterslakeSee all my reviews

This is Pixar's first official short film. The first one done when Pixar became an official company. This short shows why their mascot is a Lamp. It has some good visuals to it as well. Since it has to do with Lamp it has some good light effects to them.

You a get a few laughs out of it. And it's only about 2 minutes long, like Adventures of Andre and Wally B were. Has some better improvements than Andre and Wally B.

Made in 1986, Pixar still had a long way till they get their fame and glory.

you're able to find it on the Toy Story 2 DVD or Pixars website.

I give it 7.5/10


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